|Toronto Blue Jays – No. 18|
November 1, 1983 |
Spartanburg, South Carolina
|Bats: Right||Throws: Right|
|April 28, 2010 for the Oakland Athletics|
(through 2013 season)
|Runs batted in||10|
Tolleson batted .321 for the rookie Appalachian League Elizabethton Twins his first professional season to earn a promotion to the Beloit Snappers midway through the season. The Midwest League, however, proved to be too much for Tolleson as his batting average fell to .176. A year later, Tolleson redeemed himself, earning a Midwest League All-Star nod.
On Feb. 1, 2010, Tolleson was claimed off waivers by the Oakland Athletics. He made his big league debut with the A's on April 28 against the Toronto Blue Jays. Two days later, he picked up his first major league hit against Josh Roenicke of Toronto.
San Diego Padres
On Nov. 21, 2011, Tolleson signed a contract with the Baltimore Orioles.  On May 9, 2012, the Orioles purchased Tolleson's contract and called him up. He hit .183 in 71 at-bats over several stints and after the season, he was outrighted off the Orioles' 40-man roster but refused the assignment and elected free agency.
Chicago White Sox
Toronto Blue Jays
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